Shirley Gonzales http://tpr.org en Shirley Gonzales Expands Family Business, Encourages Others To Make Investments http://tpr.org/post/shirley-gonzales-expands-family-business-encourages-others-make-investments <p>As city council members push for redevelopment across town, one member in particular is doing that with her personal business.</p><p>District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales dedicated her family's pawn shop business along West Commerce, encouraging other business leaders to do the same to revitalize the area.</p><p>Gonzales said it's been a long time in the making. Since 2009, Gonzales said she's worked toward opening the new Bill's Pawn and Jewelry, adjacent from the old location.</p><p>Now the 10,000 square foot building is a reality.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:30:26 +0000 Ryan Loyd 34353 at http://tpr.org Shirley Gonzales Expands Family Business, Encourages Others To Make Investments Gonzales First Elected Leader To Give Birth While A Council Member http://tpr.org/post/gonzales-first-elected-leader-give-birth-while-council-member <p>District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales has given birth to a baby boy.</p><p>Ian Andrew Barton was born at 1:19 a.m. Thursday, weighing 4 pounds 9 ounces and is 19 inches long.</p><p>Mayor Julián Castro and City Clerk Leticia Vacek offered a congratulations to Gonzales and her husband, Kevin, at Thursday&#39;s council meeting.</p><p>In a statement, Castro said:</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 18:00:50 +0000 Ryan Loyd 20357 at http://tpr.org Gonzales First Elected Leader To Give Birth While A Council Member Facing Difficult Decisions, San Antonio City Council Sets Tone For Next Two Years http://tpr.org/post/facing-difficult-decisions-san-antonio-city-council-sets-tone-next-two-years <p></p><p>The San Antonio City Council took the oath of office in a swearing in ceremony inside the chambers of City Hall, preparing for what is ahead for the body over the next two years.</p><p>Mayor Julián Castro said the mission of the council is a double-edged sword because each member is looking out for the interests of their own district, but he told his colleagues they also have to do what’s best for the city as a whole.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:49:53 +0000 Ryan Loyd 13941 at http://tpr.org Facing Difficult Decisions, San Antonio City Council Sets Tone For Next Two Years Newly Elected Shirley Gonzales' Two New Big Jobs: Councilwoman and Mom http://tpr.org/post/newly-elected-shirley-gonzales-two-new-big-jobs-councilwoman-and-mom <p>The good news hasn’t stopped for newly-elected District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales.</p><p>During her runoff election night watch party at her west side campaign headquarters, Gonzales announced she is expecting a baby. By the end of the night, she’d won the election against her opponent, incumbent David Medina. The events mean two big jobs are ahead for Gonzales, who in her free time is also an Ironman competitor.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:00:28 +0000 Ryan Loyd 13739 at http://tpr.org Newly Elected Shirley Gonzales' Two New Big Jobs: Councilwoman and Mom The Source: Council Race Runoffs | New Data On Hunger http://tpr.org/post/source-council-race-runoffs-new-data-hunger <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">District 5 candidates join us to talk about their bids for the council seat. Incumbent Councilman David Medina and council hopeful Shirley Gonzales square off and take your calls.</span></p><p><strong>In the second segment:</strong></p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:22:20 +0000 Paul Flahive 12972 at http://tpr.org The Source: Council Race Runoffs | New Data On Hunger Election Official Says Lesson To Be Learned From Voter Card Confusion http://tpr.org/post/election-official-says-lesson-be-learned-voter-card-confusion <p>Try as they might, voters and elections officials aren’t always on the same page when it comes to information needed to vote.</p><p>That played out in real life Monday at the start of early voting when District 5 David Medina’s campaign said a voter who went to the Las Palmas Library to cast a vote couldn’t do so, which is because she’s not a resident of District 5.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:45:00 +0000 Ryan Loyd 12576 at http://tpr.org Election Official Says Lesson To Be Learned From Voter Card Confusion